Painting & Drawing

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a painting of beer pumps

Meet the three painters selected for the Jerwood Painting Fellowships

Francesca Bloomfield, Archie Franks and Dale Lewis have been selected by three artist-mentors for the Jerwood Painting Fellowships; meet them and their work here.

Colour reproduction of an abstract painting with greens, pinks and blues

Richard Diebenkorn makes return to Europe in overdue retrospective at Royal Academy

The American painter and former abstract expressionist, who moved from abstraction to figuration and back again, has his first show in London for almost 25 years. Mark Sheerin takes a look.

a painting in various shades of brown of a man peering down a man hole

Prunella Clough's Unconsidered Wastelands reconsidered at Osborne Samuel

Prunella Clough's Unconsidered Wastelands come under the spotlight in a show of more than 70 paintings and works on paper by the famously self-effacing artist at London's Osborne Samuel.

A black and white photo of two men perched on chairs

Times Square to Nottingham: Backlit gallery hosts New York exhibition of Einstein on the Beach

Original exhibits from Einstein on the Beach, Robert Wilson's 1975 production which included the longest score Philip Glass ever wrote for an opera, are about to go on show in Nottingham.

a watercolor painting of a sunset seen from the deck of a ship

The mysterious and nostalgic appeal of Eric Ravilious at Dulwich Picture Gallery

A sparkling new exhibition of Eric Ravilious watercolours at Dulwich Picture Gallery offers plenty of clues to his current popularity says Richard Moss.

Colour photo of an illustrator making a black and white design

Visions of Johanna Basford: meet the artist behind the million-selling colouring-in trend

Colouring in for grown-ups has become a phenomenon. Scottish illustrator Basford tells Culture24's Mark Sheerin how and why.

a painting of lemons, onions, fish, jug and wine on a blue table

The Art of a Nation: First major exhibition of Irish art in London for over 30 years

Seventy works taken from the Allied Irish Banks art collection are heading to London's Mall Galleries in May for a sparkling exhibition of Irish art since 1900. Here's ten of the best.

a painting of a Russian woman feeding an injured soldier from her breast

Ten artists exploring the legacy of World War Two in Russian Art

Ten artworks from a new exhibition from Art Russe at the Saatchi Gallery exploring how 20th century Russian artists responded to World War Two.

an abstract panting with vertical lines in green, blue, orange and yellow

Bridget Riley’s Curve Paintings head to De La Warr Pavilion for summer exhibition

The De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill, East Sussex is marking 80 years as one of the first and most significant Modernist public buildings in the UK with a summer Bridget Riley exhibition.

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